Chicken and pork snack
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A frikandel is a deep fried sausage composed of various different meats. In contrast to other sausages such as bratwurst, the frikandel has no casing to peel off. While in the past the frikandel was made at butcher’s shops, nowadays it is produced industrially by brands like Mora and Beckers. This popular Dutch snack is usually eaten with a sauce, most often mayonnaise or ketchup. The frikandel speciaal is a much appreciated variant, consisting of a frikandel cut open along its length and accompanied by mayonnaise, curry ketchup and a finely chopped onion, which sit nicely inside the opening cut into the frikandel.
Where does the frikandel come from?
The frikandel became widespread from the 1950s onwards. As is the case for many specialties, numerous versions exist regarding the origin of the frikandel. In the Netherlands, the story goes that a butcher’s assistant called Gerrit was forced to change the recipe of his meatballs as a result of a law reform. Instead of modifying the recipe, he fashioned the meatballs into a sausage shape. The owner of a local snack bar, native to Germany, named the sausage-shaped meatballs after a German flat meatball known as Frikadelle. Present day´s there is no standard recipe for the frikandel, so every manufacturer can give it its own distinctive touch. This contributes to the mystery surrounding the recipe and the ingredients of the frikandel and is also the reason why someone may prefer one brand over another, depending on its characteristic flavour.
Where can you find a frikandel?
In the Netherlands, you may order a frikandel at a snack bar, together with some fries or other fried snacks, or in a pub with a drink. You may even take a frikandel out of the wall from special built-in vending machines. If you do not feel like going out, you may fry and eat a frikandel in the comfort of your own home. Did you know that the frikandel of certain brands can now be baked in the oven so that it is less fat? And for those in Spain who have a craving for frikandel, Super Lekker offers several brands of frikandel to make at home.
- Brand Mora
- Origin Holland
- Net weight 400 gr (5 x 80 gr)
- Ingredients Mechanically separated chicken meat 48%, water, pork 15%, breadcrumbs (wheat), pork fat, onion, salt, herbs and spices, dextrose, garlic, glucose syrup, emulsifiers: E450, E451, natural flavouring, maltodextrin, antioxidants: ascorbic acid, citric acid, wheat protein hydrolizate, egg.
- Preparation Fryer (180 °C). Frozen: 4 minutes. Thawed: 2 minutes. Fry preferably in oil. / Pan. Frozen: 9 minutes. Thawed: 5 minutes. Some oil in the pan, medium heat and turn product over regularly. / BBQ. Frozen: 14 minutes. Thawed: 10 minutes. Turn over regularly. / Do not thaw the product inside the package. The times given are averages. Therefore we advise to try out the exact preparation time.
- Preservation Store in the freezer at -18 °C. From the freezer may be stored 48 hours in the fridge. After thawing do not freeze again.
- Information about allergies Lactose-free.
- Gluten Free
- Return policy Without posibility to return
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